A murder investigation has been launched after a man was stabbed to death in east London.
Police were called to Alexia Square, near Crossharbour DLR station in Poplar, shortly after 6pm on Friday and found a man believed to have been in his late teens or early 20s with stab wounds.
Officers are on scene near Crossharbour DLR #Poplar #TowerHamlets following a stabbing. A man has died and second male gone to hospital with injuries. Anyone with info that could assist should call 101 quote CAD 6215/10Jul. https://t.co/uEHFjP2ahF— Tower Hamlets Police (gov.uk/coronavirus) (@MPSTowerHam) July 10, 2020
Despite emergency services carrying out first aid the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
A second man, believed to be in his late teens, was rushed to hospital by London Ambulance Service.
A crime scene is in place and no arrests have been made, the Metropolitan Police said.